Boophilus microplus, Haemaphysalis longicornis, Argas, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Australia
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WHILE there are many external parasites affecting animals in Australia, information in regard to their geographical distribution and incidence is far from complete.
However, there is little doubt that the ticks, and in particular, the cattle tick, are the most important of these parasites in Australia.
We are fortunate that many species are not present in this country, as some of them are carriers of serious diseases of both man and animals.
"Ticks affecting animals in Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 1:
1, Article 22.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol1/iss1/22